Barry White

Chief Executive, Scottish Futures Trust

Barry leads SFT’s executive team in delivering its remit of improving value for money in infrastructure investment and asset management in Scotland. Currently heading programmes investing in Scottish infrastructure across road, health, and education projects, SFT is also deploying innovative financing techniques to support economic investment in Scottish cities and wider communities and to deliver new approaches to provide affordable homes. Barry’s team leads on the implementation of the ‘World Class 2020’ programme – Scotland’s digital vision as well as collaborating throughout the public sector to ensure that buildings occupied, owned and put on the market are managed effectively. Barry has more than 20 years infrastructure experience and was previously the Managing Director of the UK arm of a major European infrastructure investor and developer. He also has served in the Army which he joined after graduating in civil engineering from Edinburgh University.